Tag Archive: Lives

Arbor Day–a celebration of the trees in our lives

The swing hanging from our magnolia tree has provided many happy memories for our family. Photo credit: Carrie Stevenson Do you have a favorite tree? Often, the trees in our lives tell a story. One of the selling points when we bought our house 14 years ago was the tall, healthy Southern magnolia in the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2018/01/05/arbor-day-a-celebration-of-the-trees-in-our-lives/

Everyone Lives in a Flood Zone!

Since the heavy flooding in late April of this year, many property owners have expressed concern to me and their local government officials about their neighborhood’s vulnerability to flooding.  Homes and landscapes are most people’s largest investment, and the damage caused by a major storm can be financially and emotionally devastating. This map shows Florida’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/06/23/everyone-lives-in-a-flood-zone/